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Complete details about Australia in Oceania with capital city Canberra

Country NameAustralia (Australia)
Country CodeAUS
Capital CityCanberra
ContinentOceania
RegionAustralia and New Zealand
Independence Year1901
Population18886000
Surface Area7741220.0
Life Expectancy79.8 years
GNP351182.0 (old 392911.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy, Federation

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (1.0%)
Canton Chinese     (1.1%)
English [official]     (81.2%)
German     (0.6%)
Greek     (1.6%)
Italian     (2.2%)
Serbo-Croatian     (0.6%)
Vietnamese     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Sydney, New South Wales     (population 3276207)
Melbourne, Victoria     (population 2865329)
Brisbane, Queensland     (population 1291117)
Perth, West Australia     (population 1096829)
Adelaide, South Australia     (population 978100)
Canberra, Capital Region     (population 322723)
Gold Coast, Queensland     (population 311932)
Newcastle, New South Wales     (population 270324)
Central Coast, New South Wales     (population 227657)
Wollongong, New South Wales     (population 219761)
Hobart, Tasmania     (population 126118)
Geelong, Victoria     (population 125382)
Townsville, Queensland     (population 109914)
Cairns, Queensland     (population 92273)

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From @dakotafinancial on Sun Apr 30 14:35:52 EDT 2017 Brokerages Anticipate Sundance Energy Australia Ltd $SNDE Will Post Earnings of $0.14 Per Share https://t.co/afQ81p6yTW
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From @KerseyTony on Sun Apr 30 14:35:43 EDT 2017 RT @baalter: Will Liberal Countries Ever Get It? They Continue to Fuel the Fires by Placating Muslims for Their Crimes https://t.co/rsWm4iy?
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From @ZolmaxNews on Sun Apr 30 14:35:35 EDT 2017 Sundance Energy Australia Ltd $SNDE Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $23.03 Million https://t.co/TLNXDBfpxK
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From @nitinaryan1 on Sun Apr 30 14:35:25 EDT 2017 RT @ur99: #kashmir Pak woman left Pakistan to live in Australia. Instead of killing her for apostasy Muslims must listen her. https://t.co?
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